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Black voices in the China space

Black voices in the China space

Update: 2020-09-10
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This week on Sinica, Kaiser chats with Keisha Brown, Mark Akpaninyie, and Leland Lazarus about initiatives they're involved with to increase black representation in China-related fields. Keisha Brown is a historian of modern China who is an assistant professor in the Department of History, Political Science, Geography, and Africana Studies at Tennessee State University. Mark Akpaninyie is a researcher focusing on China's Belt and Road Initiative, Chinese investment abroad, and China-Africa relations. Leland Lazarus is a foreign service officer stationed in Barbados, who recently joined Sinica for a discussion on China's influence in the Caribbean.

8:24 : Disciplines within China studies that need black voices

10:45 : Underrepresentation within China studies

20:31 : Black role models in East Asian academia  

44:59 : Right-wing populist parallels in America and China 

51:35 : Engaging communities of color in China studies

Recommendations:

Keisha: Asian Studies and Black Lives Matter, a digital dialogue conducted by the Association for Asian Studies, and the podcast Code Switch, by NPR.

Mark: A Chinese-language Black Lives Matter syllabus created by Amani Core. 

Leland: The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History, by John M. Barry.  

Kaiser: How the pandemic defeated America, a story in the September issue of The Atlantic, by Ed Yong.

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Black voices in the China space

Black voices in the China space